Two new large studies, released within a week of one another, provide valuable insight into the current state of local digital marketing. FreshChalk published an analysis of 150,000 local business websites and SOCi conducted a Localized Social Marketing benchmarking analysis (registration required) of 163 leading franchise brands in ten vertical categories. What they reveal,Read More →

A client recently brought up a concept that he felt a bit embarrassed about — that is, how “lucky” he has gotten with the acquisition of two new, very large clients. He’s a partner in a prestigious firm in a super competitive legal market. Luck? Lawyers? Really? When we brokeRead More →

Online technology is shaking up homebuying for the better, forever changing the ways homes are listed, toured and financed. Buyers are embracing the innovations. Nearly three-quarters now apply online, and 83% sign documents electronically, according to a recent survey from the mortgage automation company Ellie Mae. And, many buyers are turning toRead More →

David Marcus, the Facebook exec who helped hatch its Libra digital currency project, said a managing director with experience in government and central banking would be a great leader for the independent group that will actually oversee the currency. “We need someone who knows how economies tend to work, who understands howRead More →